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Firm that is ‘global success story’ celebrates 40th anniversary

A specialist company with a worldwide reputation for excellence has celebrated 40 years of success and innovation at its headquarters in Gainsborough.

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Gainsborough MP Sir Edward Leigh.

MP welcomes drop in unemployment to record low

More people are in work in Gainsborough than ever before, according to the latest figures.

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Food waste composting

Free app that could help Doncaster families reduce £700 of food waste every year

Residents and businesses in Doncaster have discovered a modern way of reducing their food waste with a click of a button.

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COLUMNIST: Will MPs ever be complimentary about farmers?

One of these days I’m going to get a shock. One of these days a politician will stand up and say something complimentary about British farming.

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The fair will be held on June 12.

Free employment, career and training guidance at Gainsborough skills fair

A free event to showcase employment, career guidance and training opportunities in West Lindsey will take place in Gainsborough.

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Get your make up fix with The Beauty Lab at Doncaster’s Frenchgate

To celebrate their 50th anniversary celebrations, Frenchgate Shopping Centre will be holding a special beauty event, The Beauty Lab.

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Veteran trader Flynn Harding (right) and a colleague on the Flynn's Fruits stall that he owns.

Shoppers show their love for Gainsborough’s market

Stalls and shops in Gainsborough town centre are again taking part in the nationwide initiative, ‘Love Your Local Market’.

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The National Sheep Association has now joined the chorus of protest

COLUMNIST: Cash sucked from farmers’ pockets

If you encountered an organisation which forced you to hand over a substantial amount of money towards its running costs every year yet denied you any kind of say in how the collected cash was spent you might think there was something seriously wrong with it.

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Winners at the DN21 Awards ceremony in Gainsborough last year.

Judges draw up shortlist for Gainsborough’s DN21 Awards

The judges have announced their shortlist for the annual DN21 Awards that recognise and celebrate Gainsborough’s business community.

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David Hallam, managing director of OrderWise.

Software specialists in line for prestigious award

A successful software company, based in Saxilby, is in line for a prestigious award.

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FOOD: New cafe, deli and bakery opening in Doncaster town centre

Dreambakes is opening its first café, bakery and deli in Doncaster town centre.

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The team at Sophie Amelia open the doors at Marshall's Yard.

Luxury hair salon is making waves in Gainsborough

More than 80 people attended an open evening to welcome a new luxury hair salon to Gainsborough.

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A Grand Central train

Council seeks support for direct train link to London

North Lincolnshire is committed to improving connectivity through increasing investment in infrastructure that creates the right conditions for sustainable economic growth and connects people, business and places.

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Court appearance for men on hare coursing charges

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Almost 800 jobs will be lost

RBS to close 162 branches and 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales

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Club members Seb and Amie at Doncaster Athletics stadium

Doncaster Athletics Club gets a £2,000 lighting upgrade

Members of Doncaster Athletics Club are celebrating after receiving a grant for £2,000 from E.ON’s Energising Communities Fund to enable it to upgrade its lighting around the site.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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A-Level courses will be taught at the Elizabethan Academy in Retford from September as part of a major shake-up for post-16 education in the area.

Retford post-16 education set for major changes to boost local economy

The partnership providing post-16 education in Retford is to relocate its A-level teaching in order to make space for more technical courses and possibly even higher degrees.

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Homes proving popular with buyers

Doncaster development is so popular that even more houses are planned

Homes at Gleeson’s Hilton Park development in Askern are proving so popular with local buyers, that Doncaster MBC has approved plans submitted by the South Yorkshire based housebuilder to extend the development with a further 15 homes.

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A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

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